Immanuel Velikovsky called this book the “fulfillment of his oath of Hippocrates – to serve humanity.” In this book he returns to his roots as a psychologist and. Drawing on the works of Freud and Jung, and on historical records, Velikovsky maintains the theory that mankind’s self-destructive tendencies are an expression . Mankind in Amnesia by Immanuel Velikovsky, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Mankind in Amnesia in which the author’s theory of Cosmic catastrophism finds its psychological counterpart, is the product of a lifetime of brilliant analytical insights. Doubleday,1st Edition, First Printing, This circumstance has only become evident through the exceptional – and altogether unexpected – reaction to Velikovsky’s publications.

Jung by finding a common basis for them. Jeffrey Keenan rated it really liked it Feb 23, As much as I liked Velikovsky’s other stuff, this was dry, dull and boring; chock full of human supremacy and psychobabble and scientific gabbling.

Brian Carnell rated it did not like it May 04, After an extremely revealing overview of the foundations amnesiw the various psychoanalytical systems he makes the step into crowd psychology and reopens the case of Worlds in Collision from a totally different point of view: First Edition First Printing. This is such a simplistic and reductionist interpretation, that even I will reduce my arguments against it.

Jung by finding a common basis for them. An inquiry into the future of the human race Publ. Christopher Daniel immanel it liked it Jun 07, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of CDs, access codes etc Errata sheet laid in.


This way he shows that the blatant reactions to his theories which are still going on today have not been surprising but are actually inevitable from a psychological perspective mankin which equally holds for those who have defined our view of the world.

Some entertaining conjecture mixed with historical evidence stretches credibility in places. It is repressed because of an unwitting decision to block out the terror of catastrophe.

Nonetheless, his books often sold well and velikogsky an enthusiastic support in lay circles, often fuelled by claims of unfair treatment for Velikovsky by orthodox academia. Mankind in Amnesia, book cover. By comparing the accounts mentioned in the earliest works of literature, the scriptures of various religions, and the myths and legends prevalent in various parts of the world, he tries to mnakind the world of antiquity and reconstruct events that, supposedly, actually happened, but which gradually got lost in folklore and metaphors used in all of the above works.

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Near fine with light soiling and fading on the spine only. Description Immanuel Velikovsky called this book the “fulfillment of his oath maankind Hippocrates – to serve humanity. Octavo in quarter blue cloth on beige paper covered boards. He says psychiatry was capable of preventing the World Wars as the leaders were only falling prey to their darkest inner fears and repeating the mistakes mankind had made iin the past.

The reach of his work goes far beyond the “Velikovsky affair” itself. Jacket is not price clipped, a touch of toning to the edges of the jacket. In new mylar wrapper. Lists with This Book.


Mankind In Amnesia

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Mankind in Amnesia

In the present book, from the viewpoint of a psychotherapist, the author guides us in coming to grips with these enduring reactions. He quotes from the Old and New Testament and from the writings of Plato with equal ease; he delves into ancient Egyptian mythology as comfortably as ancient Greek mythology. Alex Granados rated it liked it Jun 05, Near Fine condition in Very Good, unclipped dust jacket front and rear flaps a bit embrowned at edges. Matt rated it it was amazing May 21, As a result, the knowledge of the happenings could only be passed down orally and thus took the form of legends over the centuries.

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Mankind in Amnesia by Immanuel Velikovsky

Published December 1st by Doubleday Books first published Shuuya rated it really liked it Oct 08, It is boring and full of pseudo- un scientific crap. Paul Swearingen rated it it was amazing Jul 16, Dorley House Books Published: Therefore, the principal issue with the book is not in misrepresentation of facts, but in their misinterpretation.

Mankind in Amnesia Velikovsky, Immanuel London: Thanks velikkovsky telling us about the problem. For felikovsky reason, we have virtually zero returns.